Ilan Levin will replace outgoing CEO David Reis at the top leadership role at Stratasys, an Eden Prairie-based 3D printing and additive manufacturing company. Reis announced he would officially retire on June 30, at which point Levin will take over.
Rob Hanson has been named the executive director of the West Broadway Business and Area Coalition, an organization dedicated to revitalizing the North Minneapolis commercial corridor.
Thomas Beimers, a former senior attorney for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has joined the Minneapolis firm Hogan Lovells as a partner in its health practice.
Lance Stendal will take over for his father, David Stendal, as the president of Omega Property Management, a Maple Grove-based manager of Homeowner Associations throughout the Twin Cities and western Wisconsin.
Jones Day, a law firm with offices all around the globe, opened its 44th location this week in downtown Minneapolis. Brian West Easley was hired to be the office’s partner-in-charge, along with several lawyers, including: Roy A. Ginsburg (specializing in employment and commercial litigation), Annamarie Daley (commercial litigation, federal regulatory and intellectual property law), and Peter Ekberg (mergers and acquisitions, public and private company equity financing, takeover and activist shareholder matters, corporate governance, securities laws, and general corporate counseling).
The private educational institution Macalester College, located in St. Paul, hired DeMethra LaSha Bradley as its assistant vice president for student affairs and dean of students.
Advertising agency Olson recently added four new staff members to its Minneapolis office: Tony Buckland (hired as an associate design director), Bailey Chancellor (search strategist), Lauren Labrecque (senior account executive) and Lauren Hayes (junior connections strategist).
Apple Valley-based Uponor, a manufacturer of plumbing, cooling and piping systems, hired Kara Hayft as vice president of human resources.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, which is centered in Eagan, hired Kirstie Foster into the newly created role of vice president of public relations. The health care organization also promoted Jason Newman to vice president and chief information technology officer.
Bloomington-based mutual insurance company SFM appointed Amanda Aponte to the lead role of its analytics department.
Todd Schoolman was hired as the vice president of human resources at Minnetonka-based Opportunity Partners, an organization that helps disabled persons live, learn and work.